Pint size flask

American
1826
Artist Kensington Glass Works


Object Place: Philadelphia, PA, United States

Accession Number

1978.699

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Flask bottle with obverse showing three quarter view of Washington in uniform and words GENERAL WASHINGTON written in semicircle above bust Reverse shows American eagle, head turned to the right. Shield with 7 bars on breast, wings partly raised and right foreshadowed. Thunder bolt ( 5 arrows) in its right talons, large olive branch in left. Sunrays above eagle’s head. Eagle stands on oval frame with inner band of 28 small pearls. ” E Pluribus Unum” in semicircle above sunrays. In oval frame “T.W.D>” Edges arevertically ribbed and inscribed “Adams+ Jefferson July 4, A.D. 1776”
and “Kensington Glass Works Philadelphia” Three small stars after 1776

G1-14- Wilson+ Mckearin- American Bottles =Flasks

Markings

pontil mark

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection